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G Street and F Street are closed off between 1st and 2nd Streets to create open lawns flanking McDonough Hall, the main building on the campus. The current building, which was completed in , includes 30 classrooms, a person auditorium, a digital media lab and broadcast studio, an interfaith chapel, and its own dedicated library.
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It is located in the Chinatown neighborhood of the city and is considered to be one of the most accessible locations in town, with a Transit Score of and a Walk Score of It is also located just a few blocks away from the Capital One Arena , the home court of the men's basketball team. The Villa is used year-round for study abroad programs focused on specialized interdisciplinary study of Italian culture and civilization. The Center operates study abroad programs one semester each year, concentrating on Turkish language , architectural history , and Islamic studies.
A survey of undergraduates also suggests that Almost all undergraduates attend full-time. As of [update] , Students often find their interests at the Student Activities Commission Club Fair, where both official and unofficial organizations set up tables. There are also elected student representatives within the schools that serve on Academic councils, as well as to the university Board of Directors, and, since , to the Georgetown Advisory Neighborhood Commission. Georgetown's student organizations include one of the nation's oldest debating clubs, the Philodemic Society , founded in ,  and the oldest university theater group, the Mask and Bauble Dramatic Society.
A Cappella Festival", held since , and the "Cherry Tree Massacre" concert series, held since Founded in , "The Corp" operates three coffee shops , two grocery stores , a salad and health food service, catering and printing services, as well as running seasonal storage and airport shuttles for students. Another student-run group, the Georgetown Emergency Response Medical Service, "GERMS", is an all-volunteer ambulance service founded in that serves campus and the surrounding communities. This last organisation, founded in , works to integrate into their education Georgetown's founding mission of education in service for justice and the common good.
Oriented against gender violence, Take Back the Night coordinates an annual rally and march to protest against rape and other forms of violence against women. Georgetown has many additional groups representing national, ethnic, and linguistic interests. Georgetown's has the second most politically active student body in the United States according to the Princeton Review.
Student political organizations are active on campus and engage their many members in local and national politics. The Georgetown University College Republicans represent their party, while the Georgetown University College Democrats, the largest student organization on campus in , represent theirs. Hoyas for Reproductive Justice" campaign led several protests against the school policy against the sale of birth control on campus,  and in , Georgetown University Law Center students protested the university's decision to cease funding for a student's internship at Planned Parenthood 's litigation department despite funding it previous years.
Though the remarks Rush Limbaugh subsequently directed at Fluke were criticized by Georgetown administrators as both misogynist and vitriolic,  the school remains opposed to the coverage of contraception. The pro-life organization Georgetown Right to Life, however, is officially recognized and funded by the university. Every year, the organization sends a delegation to the March for Life to show support for the national pro-life movement.
The largest student-organized anti-abortion conference in the United States, it regularly hosts hundreds of attendees and prominent speakers such as Cardinal O'Malley. Georgetown University has several student-run newspapers and academic journals. The Hoya is the university's oldest newspaper. It has been in print since , and since , has been published twice weekly. The Georgetown Academy , restarted in after a hiatus, targets traditionalist Catholic readers, and the Georgetown Review , founded in , aims to bring a conservative and libertarian viewpoint to campus.
The university has a campus-wide television station, GUTV, which began broadcasting in The station hosts an annual student film festival in April for campus filmmakers.
The station was founded in , and broadcast on Healy gave away the frequency and broadcast capabilities to the University of the District of Columbia because of WGTB's far left political orientation. The station now broadcasts through the Internet in its headquarters in the Leavey Center. Although Jesuit schools are not obliged to disassociate from Greek systems, many do, and Georgetown University officially recognizes and funds only one of the many Greek organizations on campus, Alpha Phi Omega , the national co-ed community service fraternity.
Despite this, other Greek organizations exist on campus, however, none require members to live in fraternal housing. Annual events on campus celebrate Georgetown traditions, culture, alumni, sports, and politics.
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Halloween is celebrated with public viewings of alumnus William Peter Blatty 's film The Exorcist , which takes place in the neighborhood surrounding the university. Homecoming coincides with a home football game, and festivities such as tailgating and a formal dance are sponsored by the Alumni Association to draw past graduates back to campus. Dubbed Midnight Madness , this event introduces the men's and women's basketball teams shortly after midnight on the first day the teams are allowed by NCAA rules to formally practice together.
The festivities include a dunk contest, a 3-point contest, a scrimmage, and a musical act. Georgetown University hosts notable speakers each year, largely because of the success of the Georgetown Lecture Fund and the Office of Communications. Many prominent alumni are known to frequent the main campus. The Office of the President hosts numerous symposia on religious topics, such as Nostra aetate , Pacem in terris , and the Building Bridges Seminar. Georgetown fields 23 varsity teams and the Club Sports Board supports an additional 23 club teams.
The school's teams are called "Hoyas", a name whose origin is uncertain. Sometime before , students well versed in classical languages invented the mixed Greek and Latin chant of " Hoya Saxa ", translating roughly as "what or such rocks. Jack the Bulldog has been the mascot of Georgetown athletics programs since , and the school fight song is There Goes Old Georgetown. The men's basketball team is particularly noteworthy as it won the NCAA championship in under coach John Thompson. The current coach is Georgetown alumnus Patrick Ewing , who played in three Final Fours under coach Thompson from to The team is tied for the most Big East conference tournament titles with seven, and has made twenty-seven NCAA tournament appearances.
The sailing team has won fourteen national championships since ,  as well as one World Championship in match racing. Georgetown has been nationally successful in both cross country and track and field,  and in , the women's cross country team won Georgetown's only other team NCAA Championship. Georgetown graduates have found success in a wide variety of fields, and have served at the heads of diverse institutions both in the public and private sector. Kelly who received his master's degree in , U. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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During a wild, back-and-forth first half, the two teams combined to shoot for In the second half, Georgetown fell behind , then went on a run keyed by Otto Porter and Jabril Trawick to take a lead. The Hoosiers scored six unanswered points to retake the lead, , but Georgetown tied the game at with 9: The Hoyas then went scoreless for six minutes. With two minutes left in regulation, Indiana grabbed an offensive rebound and took a lead on a layup by Hoosier senior guard Jordan Hulls. Following a Hoosier free throw, Porter hit a layup with 4. In overtime, Indiana scored the first six points and pulled out to a lead with 57 seconds left to play.
Mikeal Hopkins, Porter, Starks, and Trawick all fouled out in overtime, during which the Hoyas were forced to foul repeatedly to stop the clock and Indiana went for Hulls sank a three-pointer with about a minute left in overtime to give Indiana a point lead, which the Hoosiers held onto to win Indiana went for Markel Starks finished with a game-high 20 points, his second straight game with 20 or more points, and Otto Porter had 15, Greg Whittington 12, and Mikeal Hopkins Indiana head coach Tom Crean called the game an "epic battle," saying of both teams that "everyone that played in that [game] absolutely left it out there.
The Hoyas rounded out their non-conference schedule with a seven-game winning streak that began with a home win over Mount St. Mary's in which Otto Porter finished with a double double 17 points and 13 rebounds , Greg Whittington also scored 17 points, Markel Starks contributed 15 points, and Mikeal Hopkins added The Hoyas then returned to the Verizon Center to sweep a four-game homestand that began with another low-scoring win in which Georgetown managed only 17 points on 17 percent shooting from the field in the first half and 46 points on only 29 percent shooting for the game against Towson.
Two days later, they forced Longwood into 30 turnovers in the first meeting of the teams, the most by a Georgetown opponent since Elon turned the ball over 32 times on December 13, ; Longwood dropped to against Big East teams and against ranked teams since becoming a NCAA Division I team in In its win over American on December 22, Georgetown extended its winning streak against the Eagles to nine, the last Hoya loss to American having come 30 years earlier in an upset on December 15, Otto Porter had 14 points against Texas, 10 against Towson, took another blow to the head in the Longwood game but returned to action and finished with a game-high 22 points, scored 12 points and grabbed nine rebounds against Western Carolina , and had a double double 16 points and 11 rebounds against American.
Markel Starks finished with 11 points against Texas, 17 against Longwood, and 10 against Western Carolina, while Nate Lubick scored 13 points against Texas and 10 against Towson. Mikeal Hopkins also contributed 10 points against Towson. Greg Whittington had a team-high 11 points against Towson and a career-high 25 against Western Carolina, and Jabril Trawick finished with 14 points against Western Carolina.
John's , Seton Hall , and Villanova , known collectively as the "Catholic Seven," although John Thompson III told the press that religious affinity had no bearing on the decision — would leave the storied Big East Conference, which they had come to view as too focused on football to accommodate the interests of the basketball-only schools. They planned to form a new "basketball-centric" conference designed in the same way the Big East — of which Georgetown was an original member — had been when it was founded in At the time, it was not clear how quickly the conference exit would take place or what the new conference would be named.
The Hoyas finished the non-conference portion of their schedule with a record — with the only loss coming against the No. Despite their success, they faced questions about their sometimes sluggish scoring, as well about their perimeter defense, as they prepared for a challenging conference schedule. They dropped to No. Marquette held Georgetown — which missed 10 of its first 12 shots — to 48 points, 16 points below the Hoyas' season average, and won by one point; Markel Starks led the Hoyas with 18 points against the Golden Eagles, while Otto Porter and Greg Whittington each finished with 13 points and Whittington pulled down eight rebounds.
John's at McDonough Gymnasium on December 7, Georgetown shot 35 percent in field-goal attempts and no Hoyas scored in double figures, while the Panthers shot 55 percent from the field and completed a three-game streak in which they beat the Hoyas at the Verizon Center by 16, 15, and 28 points. He had started all 13 games of the season and was second on the team in both points per game The Hoyas won their next two games to even their conference record at , first returning to Madison Square Garden to cruise to a win over St. John's in a game in which Otto Porter had a double double 19 points and a season-high 14 rebounds , Markel Starks scored 17 points, Nate Lubick finished with 11, and D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera grabbed 10 rebounds in addition to scoring eight points.
The Hoyas fell to on the year, in the Big East. The Hoyas next visited No. Georgetown outscored Notre Dame in the first 4: Late in the first half, the Hoyas shot only 3-for over a six-minute span, allowing Notre Dame to close to , but over the last 4: Early in the second half, Notre Dame had a run of its own to close to , but the Fighting Irish went scoreless over a seven-minute stretch while Georgetown scored 18 unanswered points to take a decisive lead.
The Hoyas shot 53 percent from the field, outrebounded Notre Dame , and held the Fighting Irish to season lows in field-goal percentage 35 percent , assists 11 , and points on the way to a upset win. It was only Notre Dame's third loss in its last 24 Big East home games. Otto Porter led the Hoyas with 19 points and nine rebounds, D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera came into the game to score 14 points, and Moses Ayegba came off the bench to grab 10 rebounds.
Georgetown evened its conference record at Georgetown returned to the Verizon Center to begin a three-game homestand by facing its second ranked opponent in a row, No. Georgetown led at halftime. Louisville — which made all 12 of its first-half free throws but shot only 4-for from the free-throw line in the second half — made only one of two free throws with 2: The Cardinals had several chances to take the lead after that, but failed to take advantage of them, and Louisville senior guard Peyton Siva — who got into foul trouble and finished scoreless in a game for the first time since his freshman year — missed a potential game-winning jumper with 1.
Otto Porter pulled down the rebound, his 12th of the game, was fouled, and made one of two free throws to finish with 17 points, giving him a double double. Like Porter, Markel Starks scored 17 points. The second half had lasted a half-minute longer than it was supposed to because play continued for 30 seconds while the clock was stopped at 6: The wins at Notre Dame and against Louisville were the first in what became an game Georgetown winning streak. Georgetown swept the homestand, following the victory over Louisville by defeating Seton Hall and winning a rematch with St.
Returning to the AP Top 25 at No. During the Seton Hall game, play did not stop even though the lights dimmed for several minutes in the second half due to a storm in the Washington, D. At Rutgers, the Hoyas shot Both teams mounted aggressive defenses and officials called a tight game, leading to a contest characterized mostly by turnovers, steals, and offensive fouls. Georgetown led at halftime, but started the second half by going nearly seven minutes without a field goal while the Golden Eagles outscored them and closed to Marquette had closed its point halftime deficit to three with Marquette never got closer than eight points the rest of the way, and Georgetown won , moving into a second-place tie with Marquette in the Big East standings.
The Hoyas scored 24 points off 19 turnovers during the game. The Hoyas next squandered a point lead but came from behind to win at Cincinnati , breaking a four-game losing streak against the Bearcats and winning their first game at Cincinnati since the season. Markel Starks had a game-high 17 points and Otto Porter scored 16 against the Bearcats. The Hoyas emerged from the Cincinnati game with the longest active winning streak in the Big East seven games and ranked seventh in the United States in defense at After climbing to No.
Nate Lubick scored 15 points and grabbed eight rebounds against the Blue Demons, while Jabril Trawick had a point game and Otto Porter added 11 before leaving the game early in the second half with a sore knee. Riding an eight-game winning streak, No. It was the 72nd crowd of over 30, at the Carrier Dome, and the 17th game against Georgetown there to draw more than 30, Georgetown got off to a very poor start, with Syracuse outscoring the Hoyas in a run early in the game and Georgetown scoring only one basket, a two-point jumper by Otto Porter, in the game's first nine minutes.
The Hoyas missed their first eight three-point attempts. But then Porter came alive, scoring 14 points during a Georgetown run that gave the Hoyas a lead and quieted the crowd. Then Syracuse staged a rally in the last minute of the half, scoring eight unanswered points to take a lead at the intermission. After a halftime that featured a ceremony in which the Orange retired the jersey of former Syracuse great Carmelo Anthony , Porter led a Georgetown run early in the second half that put the Hoyas back in front, and they led with But Syracuse came back, and the Orange stole an inbound pass and scored to pull ahead with 6: Porter followed with a three-pointer and, fouled on the shot, sank the free throw to tie the game at with a four-point play.
Georgetown outscored Syracuse the rest of the way and pulled away for a upset win. Moses Ayegba pulled down 10 rebounds. Another win followed at the Verizon Center in a rematch with Rutgers.
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Otto Porter led the team in both games with 22 points against Connecticut and 28 points and eight rebounds against Rutgers; in the Rutgers game, he was the only Hoya to score in double figures and he sank 15 out of 18 free throws Otto Porter led the team for the fourth straight game with 17 points, while D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera came off the bench to score 14 and Markel Starks finished with It was the 89th game between the teams but the final regular-season meeting between them as Big East rivals, and the crowd of 20, — which included former Georgetown players Patrick Ewing and Alonzo Mourning — set an attendance record at the Verizon Center and was the largest crowd ever to view a Georgetown home game.
Georgetown outscored the Orange the rest of the way, and the Hoyas won The crowd celebrated by storming the court. Starks had a game-high 19 points, Smith-Rivera had 15 off the bench, Jabril Trawick scored 14, and Porter finished with Shooting 32 percent from the field and only 1-for 9. Georgetown finished the regular season with an overall record of , having won 12 of its last 13 games. In its final season in the original Big East Conference, it finished with a conference record, tied for first with Louisville and Marquette.
Based on tiebreaking criteria, Georgetown was seeded first in the Big East Tournament , its first No. The high seed gave the Hoyas a double bye, and they did not begin play until the quarterfinals, in which they met ninth-seeded Cincinnati, which had upset eighth-seeded Providence the day before to advance to meet Georgetown.
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The Hoyas pulled ahead to a lead in the first half before the Bearcats began a comeback, outscoring Georgetown during the remainder of the half, closing to a deficit at halftime. Cincinnati then began the second half with a scoring run that gave them a lead, their first lead since the first few minutes of the game. Nate Lubick hit a baseline hook to tie the score at , and then D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera led a scoring surge that combined with the characteristically strong Hoya defense for a Georgetown run, giving the Hoyas a lead with 3: Georgetown continued to pull away to win The Bearcats shot only for Otto Porter shot only 3-for-9 from the field but made all 11 of his free throws — most of them in the final minutes — to finish with a game-high 18 points, Markel Starks had 14, and Smith-Rivera finished with Hoping for a No.
It was the final game between Georgetown and Syracuse as conference rivals, and Madison Square Garden was sold out, with a mostly pro-Syracuse crowd in attendance. Georgetown pulled out to an initial lead with